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‘Driven’ Into the Wilderness with Christ

A reflection on the Sunday readings for February 21, 2021 — the First Sunday in Lent Yesterday, I celebrated the funeral of the woman who gave me my favorite Lent story. She was a very pious woman and had a great...

‘Driven’ Into the Wilderness with Christ
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The Church’s Mission and the Allure of Neo-Christendom

In a 1969 German radio broadcast, Father Joseph Ratzinger, the future Pope Benedict XVI, predicted where he believed the Church was headed. Ratzinger envisioned that the Church of the future generations would lose political power and social acceptance. He said:...

The Church’s Mission and the Allure of Neo-Christendom